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Scout skills: orienteering

Orienteering is an outdoor sport which takes place in parks or woodlands, and involves navigating between control points marked on a map.

The challenge is deciding the best route.

This guide has information on the significance of different map colours and also has instructions about the general principles of orienteering.

Orienteering (FS315058)


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